EFA's services are possible because of our strong and caring base of volunteers who thrive in our casual, welcoming and compassionate environment. Whether you are available once a week or once a year, we need your help. Please email Melissa Alper, Community Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator for an application or click here to download the application. Our volunteer opportunities are listed below:
Volunteers are needed to staff EFA's reception desk, assist with on-going office tasks, or manage special projects. Computer skills appreciated, but not required! Office support shifts are during normal business hours, Monday – Friday, 9am - 5pm.
Wednesday Night Work Group
Each Wednesday evening from 5:30 - 7:30 pm, volunteers gather at EFA to work together on projects for the agency. Everyone is welcome! Fun and food are provided. (**Please refer to our agency calendar for updates or join our GroupMe group text message by sending Melissa your cell phone by clicking here.)
Pets Are Wonderful Support (PAWS)
Assist in organizing and delivering food for clients. Join a list to offer to foster, transport, or board a dog/cat for our clients in times of emergency. Join us in fundraising efforts for PAWS! Click here to learn more.
Dining Out for Life (DOFL)
Dining Out For Life is an annual awareness and fundraising event held on the last Thursday in April of each year. Local restaurants pledge 25 - 100% of their gross food and beverage sales to support EFA. There are many ways to get involved before and the day of DOFL. Click here to learn more or contact Melissa at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thirst for Life (TFL)
Thirst for Life is an annual fundraising event held on the last Thursday in August. Local stablishments pledge 25 -100% of their gross beverage sales (including liquor, coffee, etc.) to support PAWS. There are many ways to get involved before and the day of TFL. Click here to learn more.
Help make our special events happen! Volunteers assist in the planning, organization, promotion and staffing of special events that promote or fund EFA's programs.
Join us and make a positive difference! Click here to download and print a volunteer application.
For more information, contact Melissa Alper at 314-333-6660.